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New Zealand As It Might Have Been

New Zealand As It Might Have Been (Paperback)

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WHAT IF the Treaty of Waitangi had not been signed on 6 February 1840? WHAT IF Maori had not been made British subjects in 1840? WHAT IF Nelson had been made the capital of New Zealand? WHAT IF New Zealand had joined Australia in 1901? WHAT IF the strikers at Waihi had triumphed? WHAT IF New Zealand soldiers had never fought at Gallipoli? WHAT IF New Zealand had not gone to war in 1939? WHAT IF Japan had invaded New Zealand? WHAT IF the Manapouri Power Project had never been constructed? WHAT IF Muldoon's 'think big' energy projects had succeeded? WHAT IF Brian Talboys had said 'yes' to the plotters in 1980? WHAT IF the All Blacks had lost the final test against the Springboks in 1981? WHAT IF the fourth Labour Government had allowed a visit by the USS Buchanan? WHAT IF Ruth Richardson had never delivered the 'mother of all budgets'? WHAT IF Winston Peters had chosen to go with Labour in 1996? These are the fifteen burning questions asked - and answered - in this provocative new book.

At times playful, and at other times serious, this book is an exercise in disciplined creativity, as leading historians and political scientists re-examine key events and decisions in New Zealand's history, sensitive to possibilities that were plausible at the time, circumstances that with only a modest degree of adjustment could well have taken an entirely different turn..

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyAustralasian & Pacific history Publisher: Victoria University Press Publication Date: 13/11/2006 ISBN-13: 9780864735454  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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